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statoblast

an internal bud in a BRYOZOAN that develops into a new individual.
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At the same time Cristatella mucedo statoblasts appear in the sediment record and the abundance of Characeae oospores rises considerably.
Diptera, Tricoptera, and unidentified) were the most common food items, present in 98% of fish, followed by formulated feed (55%), cladocerans (53%), diatoms (45%), rotifers (34%), filamentous algae (28%), and bryozoan statoblasts (28%).
Bryozoan colonies and statoblasts were examined using a binocular microscope at 10X magnification and identified using the taxonomic keys of Pennak (1989), Wood (1989, 2001), Ricciardi & Reiswig (1994) and Wood (1996).